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Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram

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Address: Neyyar Dam P.O., Trivandrum 695 572, India
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+91 94956 30951

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Not everyone was keen on the compulsory programme which saw us get up at dawn to sing and chant for an hour before yoga and breakfast, but I went withe flow because the yoga... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful setting in the heart of Kerala, this was a lovely experience which had a structured but not too intense programme of events to combine the spiritual and physical aspects of yoga in its birthplace. As well as morning and evening meditation and chanting, there were 2 hour asanas twice a day and guest speaker/lectures and other entertainment in the... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had the most shocking experience at this Ashram and was utterly disappointed to see the amount of hypocrisy that was going on in the name of yoga, spirituality and karma. I was really excited about the TTC here but I decided to leave within a week as this wasn't my interpretation of Yoga or Spirituality. First this place is... More 

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Nataraj 1, Manager at Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram, responded to this review

Dear Namita C Thank you for your response. I am very sorry to see that you left with such negative impressions of our place. I will certainly use your feedback to improve our system. More 

Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sivananda Ashram at Neyyar is an excellent place. The ambiance is good and the daily routine is excellent. The teachers are nice and are there to help and improve you. The routine is planned very well and it engages you all day. It is a nice place to stay.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not everyone was keen on the compulsory programme which saw us get up at dawn to sing and chant for an hour before yoga and breakfast, but I went withe flow because the yoga classes were so good. In fact after 2 weeks, and 3 weeks (I have been back twice) I lost a stone and toned up all over.... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in Sivananda ashram Neyyar Dam for 10 full days in December 2016. I loved everything about the place and the knowledge that they teach. In terms of comfort it was very clean though I stayed in the sharing accommodation. The students themselves cleaned the rooms and the toilets. The place was very homy and we all felt like... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Sivananda Yoga Ashram in Neyyar Dam is impeccably clean and beautiful. The community of staff and students from around the world contribute to make for a powerful and fun place to study the many facets of yoga. There is a great balance between focused learning and relaxation. Very highly recommended!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

OMG! My heaven. My dream land . My everything i've been in Ashram twice..1st time in april 2011 for yoga vacation and the second time in jan2012 for teacher trainin course. You will enjoy the Ashram life. healthy food, great yoga exercise..when you stay there, you feel that you are living in a seperate paRT OF THE world..where the is... More 

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Goa, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

The ashram is full of peace an positive vibrations.For people looking to do ttc,it's hectic but you can adjust to it by the end of 1st week.Everyone is great,warm,very approachable.Yoga is just amazing.Swamiji and the teachers were the best part of the course.The chanting and Bhagwad gita lectures were good but the only problem I had was with the philosophy... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Ashram isn't everyone's couple of tea so I get some of the negative reviews. However my stay at the Ashram was refreshing and set me on a path of self discipline. For that I'm truly grateful to the staffs who upheld and maintained Swamiji's vision. My experience with the Ayurveda treatments at yhe clinic were a complete different story. The... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

I had an amazing experience and definitely recommend it for anyone looking to try an ashram,. First, I'll say that I completely understand the negative reviews. If you don't fully understand what this place is, and what you're getting yourself into, it can be very shocking. But if you are looking to experience ashram life and are open to trying... More 

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